Residents gather in a town park for a solemn homage to the Rev. Jacques Hamel in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, Normandy, France, Thursday, July 28, 2016. Saint-Etienne's mayor Hubert Wulfranc called for a solemn homage to the Rev. Jacques Hamel on Thursday, for a moment of silence followed by the French national anthem.

Muslims In French Town Refuse To Bury Church Attacker

PARIS – Muslims community leaders in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray have refused to bury one of the terrorists who murdered a Catholic priest, saying they did not want to “taint” Islam by associating with him. Adel Kermiche, the 19-year-old jihadist who killed Fr Jacques Hamel in his hometown in northern France, has been refused a traditional Muslim burial by community […]

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